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256D.13 MANDAMUS TO COMPEL PAYMENT OF GENERAL ASSISTANCE.

Subdivision 1.District court.

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 256.045 providing for administrative and judicial review of county agency determinations, a person denied general assistance by the county agency may apply to the district court of the county in which the person's application was filed and the district court shall order the payment of general assistance if the person establishes:

(1) the substantial likelihood of eligibility for and entitlement to general assistance; and

(2) the person or family will suffer irreparable injury if general assistance is not granted without delay.

Subd. 2.Administrative or judicial review.

The denial by a district court of a writ of mandamus shall not affect the right or scope of administrative or judicial review as set forth in section 256.045.